Every year for the past 17 years, Project Tomorrow has surveyed and analyzed data from K-12 students, parents and educators about digital learning in and out of school. Findings are typically presented during an annual Speak Up Congressional Briefing in Washington, D.C., to inform policymakers, education and community leaders. The Speak Up project represents a…

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Attention can flag during the school day, whether in person or remote. Taking a break restores attention and relieves mental strain and fatigue. Brain breaks in the classroom benefit students – and their ability to learn. Here, we have gathered a few tips ideas on how to refocus and energize learning. Green Breaks Studies have…

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It’s back to school time! Whether you are teaching remotely or welcoming students back to the classroom, this year will not be ordinary. Many schools are finding new ways to support teachers and students as they prepare for, perhaps, the strangest year in the history of education! One of the most important approaches the schools…

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Everyone knows they need to be flexible and have all of their learning materials and resources with them wherever they go. That’s what we heard from Blackbaud Tech Solutions Engineer, Anne Kellerman. Anne is also an educator. She spent many years as the IT Director and Upper School Head at the Boys’ Latin School of…

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It doesn’t take a serious mathematician to know that textbooks are expensive.   We had the pleasure of interviewing Anne Kellerman, Tech Solutions Engineer at Blackbaud, via Zoom and learning about what matters to her as an educator and also as an advisor to schools about Blackbaud products.     Anne was the Upper School…

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